PhySense® (website) privacy policy


Key details

Our website address is:

PhySense® is a European Commission funded project which is run by the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE). The PhySense® project team at UWE (the data controller) operate the PhySense® website.

This privacy policy describes how UWE protects and makes use of the information you provide when you use the PhySense® website and/or uploading data to PhySense® database.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on 30/5/18.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email



We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to deliver the PhySense®  project, and to report its findings to the European Commission. We only envisage holding data from individuals who register to use the community forum, or who become participants (including Beta Testers) for the PhySense® project.


What data we gather

We may collect the following information:

  • Website usage data
  • Your name and address (only if you provide these when registering to be sent equipment, share data or use our online forum)


How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from PhySense® , enabling us to deliver improved products and services.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records.
  • To fulfil our obligations to the European Commission. Please note that such information must be held until the Commission authorises its disposal, and we have no control over when this may be.
  • To manage our online forum, to ensure that its rules are complied with and to prevent misuse.
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry.


We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under the UWE data protection policy, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).



We will always hold your information securely.

To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites which we do not control.


Beta Testers

The PhySense® project involves recruiting a number of Beta Testers. In addition to the above, if you are a Beta Tester we will require and hold additional data which may include your name, address, and any information which you provide when giving feedback.



The PhySense® project involves recruiting Participants (after Beta Testing phase) to collect experimental measurements.


Your rights

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal data including a right of access. For more information about these rights or if you wish to exercise these rights please contact the Data Protection Officer (